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The podcast is hosted by Campaign's global technology editor Omar Oakes and produced by Ben Londesbrough.
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Making Christmas ads in the era of the coronavirus pandemic
Campaign's Brittaney Kiefer is joined by some of advertising's top creative leaders to discuss this year's slate of Christmas ads and the unique challenges of creating them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Adam & Eve/DDB chief creative officer Rick Brim, Droga5 London CCO David Kolbusz and Havas London CCO Vicki Maguire share their perspectives in a festive edition of the podcast.
Brim gives a candid look at what went into making the much-anticipated John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners joint Christmas campaign. The group also talks about the increased diversity of the ads, picking the right soundtrack, which brands struck the right tone and this year’s biggest surprises.
Stick around until the end when Kolbusz shares a special festive song.
2:00 - TK Maxx
6:15 - Sainsbury's
12:55 - John Lewis and Waitrose
22:30 - Tesco
34:17 - David Kolbusz's special Christmas song
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This episode was hosted by Campaign's creativity and culture editor Brittaney Kiefer and edited by Ben Londesbrough.
Trump dumped: what a Joe Biden presidency means for media and advertising
Omar is joined by Campaign US editor Alison Weissbrot and UK editor-in-chief Gideon Spanier to discuss the protracted affair that was the US presidential election and what it means for advertising and media.
Facebook's Nicola Mendelsohn on building brilliant brands, Nick Emery's exit and brands becoming political
Omar Oakes and Simon Gwynn discuss Nick Emery's shock departure from WPP media agency Mindshare, and Facebook's European head Nicola Mendelsohn talks about dealing with a rare form of cancer in a wide-ranging interview.
YouTube on the future of TV and reshaping the UK's creative map
Campaign trio Gideon Spanier, Jeremy Lee and Omar Oakes discuss how the pandemic and Brexit are reshaping the UK's creative map; BBH and Tesco's IPA Effectiveness Awards triumph. YouTube's UK MD Ben McOwen Wilson discusses brand safety, the rise of competitors like TikTok and its role in broadcast media diversity.
The state of podcast advertising and why Dentsu is merging iProspect with Vizeum
Omar and Gurjit discuss Dentsu's media agency merger as well as the week's biggest stories and ad campaigns - plus Georgina Holt (Acast) and Anna Vogt (TBWA\London) discuss how marketing on podcasts is changing and how the pandemic has affected user behaviour.
Instagram turns 10 and Byron Sharp's Covid marketing warnings
Omar Oakes and Jeremy Lee reflect on leading marketing academic Byron Sharp's critique of brands rushing to advertise during the pandemic, before journalist and author Sarah Frier discusses how Instagram has evolved on the eve of its tenth anniversary.